Job: Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian

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Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian

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Reference & Public Services

Position REQUIRES a Master's degree from an ALA accredited program.


Situated on the Gulf Coast of Florida and Sarasota Bay, New College ( ) is a nationally recognized, selective public honors college with a 10:1 student/faculty ratio. Students are intellectually independent and highly motivated. Undergraduate research has a central role in the curriculum, and a senior thesis/project is required of all students. Students receive narrative evaluations in lieu of grades. New College is committed to excellence in teaching and research, and encourages collaborative student-faculty scholarship.

Located on the campus of New College of Florida, the Jane Bancroft Cook Library is a shared service of New College of Florida & the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee and is a highly collaborative organization. Cook Library faculty and staff are employees of New College of Florida. New College is searching for a collaborative, inquisitive, and innovative person to serve as Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian. Reporting to the Dean of the Library, the Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian assists with the planning and implementation of information literacy services and leads the development and delivery of data services. The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to establish a data services program that will help drive the strategic mission of the Library in a period of institutional growth. The Research, Instruction and Data Services Librarian will work both independently and collaboratively with a team of librarians and staff to provide data services and instruction and research consultation services to students, faculty and staff. This librarian serves as the liaison for Cook Library to faculty and staff. This librarian is also expected to provide services to the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students, faculty and staff.  Under the direction of the Dean of the Library, this librarian will participate fully in the overall administration of the Library, including long-range planning, program and services development & evaluation, and the establishment of departmental policies.

New College is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty. Candidates from underrepresented groups, women, and those whose knowledge or skills support an inclusive culture and learning environment are especially encouraged to apply. To support inclusion goals, New College has a Diversity Council and is a member of the Consortium for Faculty Diversity and the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. New College is also an Associate Member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities and part of a local alliance of colleges and universities which represents a diverse and international community. To help support work/life balance, the New College campus has a childcare center. The Sarasota-Manatee community celebrates diversity, with groups such as The Voices of Sarasota, a LGBT chorus, and via community events, such as the annual “Embracing Our Differences” art exhibit, an extensive Black History Month program at New College, and the annual Harvey Milk festival.


An MLS degree from an ALA-accredited program, an undergraduate or master’s degree and/or professional experience in a subject discipline, and knowledge and instructional experience with research databases and resources is required.  For more information and to apply, visit and click on view employment opportunities.


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Jane Bancroft Cook Library

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Southwest Florida

5800 Bayshore Road




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Jane Bancroft Cook Library

5800 Bayshore Road




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Darcy Wilson

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